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Wat Tyler Country Park

Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
+44 1268 550088
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Mrs

Excellent park for all events for all ages for walks and nature, Pokémon gyms big open spaces for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Z2676TFkarenm
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Basildon
via mobile
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Group of children on a nature walk then a play in the great park. As we went after hour's the only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
belinda j
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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an adventure playground for the children.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
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+44 1268 550088
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent park for all events for all ages for walks and nature, Pokémon gyms big open spaces for ball games without disturbing neighbours. There are facilities toilets and drinks but also good for picnics

Thank Z2676TFkarenm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of children on a nature walk then a play in the great park. As we went after hour's the only thing that could of been a problem was none of the toilets were working.

Thank belinda j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I remember staying here when I was a child with my brownie troop, and being told scary stories about the cottages on the grounds. My friends had their wedding here in the barn, it was amazing, and very well organised. There is so much to...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends Thought take a picnic and have a mooch about (walk) Its a good walk to kill a couple hours We sat opersite the boats nice view and to watch the world go by. The walk is nice once at top of the...More

Thank pingulubo91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always love coming here. There's always activities in the summer for kids. it's a massive play area. loads of grass to run around on. all round a lovely park good stroll through woods. Lovely scenery on mini train.

Thank Kirstie P
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a nice sunny afternoon sitting out on the cafe's veranda with my boyfriend. The food was lovely (although I'd have liked to have seen more vegetarian/vegan options to make it more inclusive) and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The site itself...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Went on the bank holiday with wife and son who is nearly 2. Train wasn't running, LOADS of litter everywhere and tonnes of graffiti. there's not really a lot to do for the little one, better for older kids but still I think there are...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Had an impromptu visit one Saturday morning with my sister and young nephew. The children's play area is amazing, I can't wait for my nephew to be older so I can go on the slides! The cafe serves a great little selection and my chips...More

Thank Fay D
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

First time coming here, and it definitely won't be the last. It's in easy reach from Pitsea railway station or an easy drivable route (with plenty of signposts). Once in, the park is huge, it backs onto a marina, where you can look at the...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great all round country park. Free parking, mini railway, cafè and beautiful views. If you want wide open space to walk the dog, this is an ideal place.

Thank Anthony B
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Ron S
17 January 2017|
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Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
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lallymau
31 July 2016|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
i beleive the park caters for all ages
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Debbie H
24 July 2016|
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Response from Maggie vk | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's running from 11.30 to 4.00 and is £2.50 Adult and £1.50 child. Hope this helps xx
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